Green & White Landscaping, Italy http://www.homeinitaly.com/
gardenia bush/hedge. This might be a nice replacement for those rosebushes under the windows next to the house...:
Low Maintenance Front Yard Landscaping | Front Yard Front Yard Makeover Transformation | South Surrey BC by TiffaniW
Limelight Hydrangea and Silk Tassels grass (Carex morrowii var. temnolepis 'Silk Tassel') Takes full sun to part shade.
Swan Hill Fruitless Olive Trees... low maintenance and medium growing speed...sounds like the tree for me.